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5. What’s the frequency, Kenneth? Waves, quakes, and solitons

5. What’s the frequency, Kenneth? Waves, quakes, and solitons  

Alain Goriely

in Applied Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191815805
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754046.003.0005
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Since we live in a world where interesting things happen both in time and space, the description of many natural phenomena requires the study of functions that depend on multiple variables. ... More
1. What does “early music” mean?

1. What does “early music” mean?  

Kelly Thomas Forrest

in Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0001
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9780199730766
‘What does “early music” mean?’ provides an introduction to the field of early music. There has been interest in the music of the past since the nineteenth century, centred around ... More
4. Repertories: Baroque

4. Repertories: Baroque  

Kelly Thomas Forrest

in Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0004
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9780199730766
‘Repertories: Baroque’ covers the music of the Baroque era. Baroque music was filled with passion, drama, rhetoric, and gesture, with opera spanning the entire age. Baroque musical style ... More
6. The modern early-music revival

6. The modern early-music revival  

Kelly Thomas Forrest

in Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0006
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9780199730766
‘The modern early-music revival’ investigates the state of early music in recent times. Interest in early music is not new, but the field of early music did not become distinct until the ... More
5. Performing issues

5. Performing issues  

Kelly Thomas Forrest

in Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365784
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.003.0005
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‘Performing Issues’ outlines the difficulties faced in recreating authentic early music performances. Performance practice is the study of performance in past times, and seeks to study ... More
Early Music: A Very Short Introduction

Early Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Thomas Forrest Kelly

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780199365784
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10.1093/actrade/9780199730766.001.0001
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9780199730766
Early Music: A Very Short Introduction explores the music of the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque periods. The revival of Gregorian chant in the early nineteenth century, the ... More
3. A State of Crisis?

3. A State of Crisis?  

Nicholas Cook

in Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776441
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853820.003.0003
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9780192853820
‘A State of Crisis?’ questions the position of classical music in the twenty-first century. It argues that although it may be seen as a dying area in America, it is still thriving in ... More
7. Music and Gender

7. Music and Gender  

Nicholas Cook

in Music: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776441
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853820.003.0007
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‘Music and Gender’ first considers critical theory and its approach in musicology, which has stimulated historical research into the formation of the canon and the role of musical ... More
9. Peace

9. Peace  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365869
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0009
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9780199760282
Music and politics have always been connected. The orchestra's potential as an agent of peace and international bonding is obvious as well. The motives are generally honorable and the ... More
6. Repertoire

6. Repertoire  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365869
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10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0006
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9780199760282
The orchestral repertoire necessarily pivots around Beethoven and Brahms, since the orchestra is defined by their work and, by contrast, their work in its pursuit of the symphonic ideal. ... More
The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction  

D. Kern Holoman

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365869
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.001.0001
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9780199760282
The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction considers the structure, roots, and day-to-day functioning of the modern philharmonic society and explores topics ranging from the life ... More
5. Conductors

5. Conductors  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365869
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10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0005
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9780199760282
The conductor's artistic duty is singular in purpose: to plan and lead concerts. He or she must also be a teacher, guardian, high priest, philanthropist, and charismatic leader. ... More
7. Commentary

7. Commentary  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365869
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10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0007
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9780199760282
Early music journalism was carried out in newspapers and magazines and the writers were strict professionals. ‘Commentary’ describes the process of music review and provides a history of ... More
Music: A Very Short Introduction

Music: A Very Short Introduction  

Nicholas Cook

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776441
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853820.001.0001
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9780192853820
The world teems with different kinds of music-traditional, folk, classical, jazz, rock, pop — and each type of music tends to come with its own way of thinking. Drawing on a wealth of ... More
2. Back to Beethoven

2. Back to Beethoven  

Nicholas Cook

in Music: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776441
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853820.003.0002
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9780192853820
‘Back to Beethoven’ begins in the early nineteenth century, with Beethoven's work that characterized the age of Romanticism and which explored and celebrated the inner world of feeling and ... More
1. Philharmonia

1. Philharmonia  

D. Kern Holoman

in The Orchestra: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365869
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199760282.003.0001
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9780199760282
The philharmonic society started off as a local coalition of players, listeners, and financial backers. The initial aim was to sponsor public concerts of orchestral music. It has always ... More

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